White Sox ’16 Bowman Inception Auto Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to Shane.K on being the lucky winner of the Jordan Guerrero 2016 Bowman Inception Auto.  Once Shane.K sends me his mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!

White Sox ’15 Topps Five Star Auto Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to dawgbones on being the lucky winner of the Micah Johnson 2015 Topps Five Star RC Auto.  Once dawgbones sends me their mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!

Red Sox RC Auto Contest Winner Announced

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Congrats to Shane.K on being the lucky winner of the Anthony Ranaudo 2015 Topps Gypsy Queen RC Auto.  Once Shane.K sends me their mailing address, I will ship this card ASAP.  Thanks!

Card of the Day: Wade Boggs 1981 TCMA Pawtucket Red Sox #15

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Card of the Day: Curt Schilling 1988 ProCards New Britain Red Sox #908

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“Pin-Up” of the Week: 2013 MLB World Series Press Pins

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Boston did it again last night.  They went on to win the 2013 World Series.  I wonder if Bobby Valentine was watching?  Former Phillie Shane Victorino got it started with a bases loaded blast off the Green Monster, while Big Pappi went on to be the M.V.P.  Its the first time the Red Sox have won the World Series on their home field in 95 years.

The World Series has a lot of merchandise.  Just ask QVC and HSN.  They probably started churning out Red Sox stuff as soon as Carpenter struck out.  Two of the biggest collectibles you could get from this past World Series are the press pins.  The Cardinals and Red Sox each had a pin made for members of the media.  Right now would not be the ideal time to purchase one as the World Series hasn’t even been over for 24 hours.  These are in high demand selling for $150.00 per pin.  I’d let some time pass before adding either one to your collection.  They’ll cool off.

Phillies vs. White Sox – Game 1 – 7/13/13

With Friday night’s game cancelled the decision to play a doubleheader was made for Saturday.  The Phillies ended up losing Game 1 5-4 in 11 innings, and about 45 minutes later Game 2 began.  The Phillies won Game 2 2-1 in 13 innings.  Throw in a rain delay into Game 1, and both games having extra innings, the Phillies almost played twelve hours of baseball.

Citizens Bank Park is really nice.  Everything is easy to get to and the food is very good.  I had a hot dog, soft pretzel, and lemonade.  I came out of the Majestic Clubhouse Store with a new shirt and three pins.  The Carlos Ruiz bobblehead was obtained before I even got into the stadium.

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Domonic Brown

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Jimmy Rollins

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Ben Revere

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Bull’s BBQ

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$10.00 for a Phillies yearbook and a FREE Carlos Ruiz bobblehead… yes please!  This was a stadium giveaway on 6/4/13 and I guess they had some extra.

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Harry Kalas statue